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Wii U sells 1.2 games per console

While the original Wii saw two games sold for every console in its opening month on shelves in 2006, the Wii U posted a comparatively paltry 1.2 games sold per system. Hardiman chalked that up to either the inclusion of

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Wii U second only to iPhone 5 as Time’s gadget of the year

Wii U got plenty of mixed reactions following its launch, and the new Nintendo console certainly didn’t enjoy the widespread adoration the mainstream media heaped upon the original Wii, but that didn’t stop Time Magazine from naming the Wii U

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Nintendo Wii U Has “Horrible, Slow CPU” – according to Developer of Metro 2033

4A Games, the developer of Metro 2033: Last Light game title, said it would not develop a version for Nintendo Wii U game console, despite of the initial plan to do so as the system reportedly has low-performance microprocessor, which

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Nintendo Exec Scott Moffitt Promises More Wii U Consoles Are On The Way

Nintendo Wii U has completely sold out at GameStop stores worldwide, thanks in part to strong pre-order programs from the specialty video game retailer. Big box retailers likeBest Buy, Walmart and Target have very limited supplies of Nintendo’s new console,

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Nintendo’s Wii U Puts Hardware Strategy to the Test

The Japanese videogame pioneer, coming off of its first annual loss in more than three decades, began selling the Wii U in U.S. stores Sunday—its first home console in six years. With the new machine, Nintendo is betting it can

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Unity will run on Wii U

David Helgason on the deal that will bring Unity inside Nintendo’s ecosystem of studios and partners. Unity Technologies has signed a worldwide licensing agreement that will allow Nintendo to distribute the Unity engine to its huge network of internal and

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Wii U to start at $300 – available November

Nintendo disclosed the price and release date of its new Wii U game machine and unveiled television features for it. Thursday’s announcement comes as a host of companies launch new gadgets for the holiday season. The Wii U will go

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Nintendo presents Wii U – experts not convinced

After a disappointing E3 press conference, a lack of compelling software left many critics unconvinced about Nintendo’s new console. “Nintendo’s new console is a strange concept that needs a game to explain it to people, but it has so many

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Analysts say Wii U Won’t Come close to Wii’s Sales

The news comes courtesy of Wii U Daily, which gathered the quote from a GamaSutra interview with Andrew Connor and Michael J. Olson from Jaffray, who says “Unfortunately, we do not expect a console refresh to fully offset the secular

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Nintendo reports first loss in 30 years

Sales of its Wii game console and DS handheld consoles have slipped, leading to a $534.6-million loss on $8 billion in revenue for the year that ended March 31. But Nintendo predicts a comeback in its current fiscal year. (…)

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